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Reference : HH 09b

Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Reference HH 09b has information about 79 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) mother 's health, leaves of Abrus precatorius, sprinkle in bath of pregnant women
H(104) stomach ache, leaves + roots chewed as needed to effect result (not for children)
(seeds are toxic)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral disease, 2 tablespoons crushed roots in 500 ml H2O : VO. 200 ml. : twice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery , half a handfull per teapot : decoction : 200 ml : VO. : thrice per day as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , leaves, pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : mix with enkulukulu (clay) : VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) to ease child birth, H(201) H(201) depression, soak 1 handfull roots in 500 ml H2O : VO. : 100 mil thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, 1 handfull leavesdecoction in 500 ml. Water VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result, ok for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kalangala
Vernacular name : not registered
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) baby, the whole plant : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle in cold H2O, bath in cold water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Official name : Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, sores eyes, leaves decoction, to press against eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, handfull barks in 2 cups, decoction, 2 table spoons thrice per day as needed to effect result, ok for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) depression, leaves + flowers, smoke in cigarettes
(Drug, to be avoided under most circumstances
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Campala
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, handful roots pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : decoction : 200 ml : drop into nose, 3 X : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) aperitive, VO. Fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves + flowers pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle with seeds of lugero , decoction, cool and strain: 100 ml. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(000), H(006) + H(104), H(076)
Recipes : H(000) (amakiro : the fever that attacks pregnant women), cold infusion
H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, leaves, stems, fruit, infusion : VO. thrice per day
H(076) mouth sores, the whole plant: pounded; rub on
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(051) mother's fever, crush with (H2O), VO. Often
H(118) sore throat, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium: of Euphorbia tirucalli, crush with salt,: lick : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030)
Recipes : H(022) induce labor, H(030) H(030) expel placenta, to chew roots baked in hot ashes : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(108)
Recipes : H(013)H(013) rash, juice from fruits crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin as needed to effect result
H(108) flu, roots to chew, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, roots + leaves, decoction, mouth wash : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, intestinal parasites, barks decoction, 250 ml. VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered